Daniel Isn't Talking

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Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, May 8, 2007 - Fiction
117 Reviews
Melanie Marsh is an American living in London with her British husband, Stephen, and their two young children. The Marshes’ orderly home life is shattered when their son Daniel is given a devastating diagnosis. Resourceful and determined not to acceptt what others, including her husband, say is inevitable, Melanie finds an ally in the idealistic Andy, whose unorthodox ideas may just prove that Daniel is far more “normal” than anyone imagined. Daniel Isn’t Talking is a moving story of a family in crisis, told with warmth, compassion, and humor.


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User Review  - Jeanette Adams - Goodreads

Read this novel in one sitting... Ok it was a LONG sitting. Beautiful novel about the strength of a mothers love.. What a book to finish before Mothers Day! Read full review

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User Review  - Ann Campbell - Goodreads

This book is a poorly-executed mix of a romance novel and a story about dealing with an autism diagnosis of a child. The two strands connect via an "autism whisperer" specialist who treats the son and ... Read full review

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Contents

Section 1
1
Section 2
13
Section 3
24
Section 4
37
Section 5
49
Section 6
60
Section 7
74
Section 8
86
Section 13
145
Section 14
150
Section 15
158
Section 16
177
Section 17
188
Section 18
195
Section 19
208
Section 20
223

Section 9
101
Section 10
106
Section 11
125
Section 12
132
Section 21
236
Section 22
244
Section 23
256
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Marti Leimbach is the author of several novels, including the international bestseller Dying Young, which was made into a major motion picture starring Julia Roberts. Born in Washington, D.C., Leimbach attended the Creative Writing program at University of California, Irvine, and Harvard University. She currently lives in England and teaches at Oxford University’s Creative Writing program.


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